Barometer; [?]; [?]; CT77.118

Name/Title

Barometer

About this object

Barometer; a hanging barometer combined with a thermometer. The circular face of the barometer is open in the centre so that the inner workings are visible, surrounding the opening is a printed card reading: 'Stormy Rain Change Fair Very Dry'. The face is covered with clear glass and surrounded with brass. Above the barometer is a thermometer, its measurements handwritten in black ink. Surrounding the two is an openwork carving of grape leaves.

Maker

[?]

Date Made

[?]

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, wood; processed material, glass; processed material, metal; processed material, paper.

Measurements

h 473mm x l 208mm x w 52mm

Subject and Association Keywords

decorative arts, interior decoration. house decoration

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"

Object Type

instrument

Object number

CT77.118

Rights

All rights reserved

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